The Moths of Suffolk
803 Gelechia muscosella, Zeller, 1839

National Status : pRDB3

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Rare

Flight Period : Single-brooded, June to July

Larval foodplants : Sallows (Salix) or possibly poplars (Populus)

Records : Belton (A Prichard, 16.vii.2004)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Listed as non-Suffolk


Confusion species : None

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Confirmed by dissection. - Ipswich, Suffolk (vii.2008) © Neil Sherman

Flight chart

Life history chart
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Further Photographs

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Trapped by Steve Woolnough - Mendlesham Green, Suffolk (vii.2010) © Neil Sherman